''I am interested in asking relevant questions. I work to cultivate situations that allow myself, students, collaborators and audience members to contemplate possibilities.''
Born in Toronto, Canada, David Norsworthy is an internationally acclaimed performer, choreographer and teacher. He graduated from The Juilliard School (New York, USA) in May 2013, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Dance Division. He has performed professionally for companies in Canada, the USA, Sweden and Australia. He has been featured in Dance Studio Life Magazine, Dance Canada Quarterly and USA Today College. David is the recipient of The Living Arts Centre's inaugural Ron Lenyk Arts Award and an Ontario Arts Council International Residency Grant. He is the Founder / Artistic Director of FRESH Dance Intensive, a workshop series that has inspired over 5100 young people in 6 Canadian provinces since 2007 and Co-Founder / Co-Artistic Director of TOES FOR DANCE, an outreach and exchange initiative that has received critical praise from The Globe and Mail and The Dance Current. In 2016 he was named one of the 25 Most Influential Young Choreographers by Narcity Toronto.
David is always excited to learn. He is enthusiastic to share his irrepressible inclination for movement (and thinking about movement) and artistic inquiry (and thinking about artistic inquiry) with others. He enjoys (real) fruit smoothies, almond milk lattes, one-on-one chats, nature walks, and watching TED Talks.